Fort Liard woman arrested over suspected homicide

RCMP in Fort Liard say a woman has been arrested following the death of a 34-year-old man in the community.

In a statement issued on Monday, police said they had received a call early on Sunday regarding a man “with life-threatening injuries.”

RCMP said by the time they arrived at the home in question, on Birch Road, the male had died.


Police have arrested a 21-year-old woman in connection with the death. She is scheduled to appear in Yellowknife Territorial Court on Wednesday, October 31.

“Members of the Northwest Territories RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Services have travelled to Fort Liard and, together with NWT Coroner Service, are investigating this death as a homicide,” said RCMP in Monday’s release.

A publication ban means those involved cannot be identified.